Summary:

Under the supervision of the Director, the Employment Services Facilitator delivers a range of employment-related services with the fundamental objective of assisting the client in acquiring sustainable employment.

Responsibilities:

  • Delivers psycho-educational programming and services in a group and/or individual setting in the community and institutions.
  • Completes file reviews, assessments and reports as required.
  • Assists clients with record suspension process.
  • Develops and presents information sessions to clients and community agencies.
  • Maintains accurate electronic and manual client records.
  • Maintains collaboration with John Howard Society programs and partner agencies for the purpose of alternative program referral and client advocacy.
  • Reviews labor market information and trends on a regular basis.
  • Attends program related meetings.
  • Contributes to the orientation/training of staff/interns/volunteers.
  • Engages in professional development as required.
  • Ensures confidentiality guidelines are met regarding staff and client information.
  • Shares responsibility for maintaining a safe and secure environment for both staff and clients.
  • Performs other related duties as required by the Director

Qualifications:

  • University degree in Social Work, Criminology or the social sciences. (psychology, sociology, or education)
  • Minimum of one year experience in the employment services sector.
  • Demonstrated understanding of employment readiness assessments, essential employability skills, needs and barriers as well as effective interventions.
  • Experience with and a demonstrated understanding of the offender population.
  • Broad understanding of the criminal justice system.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in both individual interventions and group facilitation would be an asset.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Valid driver’s licence as required.
  • Proven competency in computer software.
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team.
  • Certificate of conduct.
  • Enhanced reliability check as required.

(Rated by the JJEC June 2016)

“This position is open to male and female applicants”

Salary: $28.73/hour as per collective agreement

CLOSING DATE: June 14th, 2018

Please submit resumes to:

                                                    Rod Harris

                                                   Director of Programs and Operations

                                                   342 Pennywell Road

                                                   St. John’s, NL A1E 1V9

                                                   Fax: (709)726-5509

                                                   E-mail: rodharris@nulljhsnl.ca


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